Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Washington High School Athlete of the Week for April 5-11 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email email@example.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivewa.
THIS WEEK’S WAFD BANK PLAYER OF THE WEEK NOMINEES:
Jason Brown, O’Dea: Freshman turned 22 carries into 214 rushing yards, including a game-sealing 50-yard run in a 31-14 Metro League semifinal win over Eastside Catholic.
Teagin Child, Auburn Mountainview: Senior receiver caught 11 passes for 135 yards and a touchdown in the Lions’ 3A NPSL-clinching win over Kentlake, writest the Tacoma News Tribune.
Luke Abshire, Central Valley: Quarterback completed 26 of 48 passes for 424 yards and three TDs in a loss to Gonzaga Prep.
Caleb Shawen, Mead: Turned 11 carries into 111 rushing yards and two touchdowns in a 41-14 win over University.
Ryan McKenna, Gonzaga Prep: After being bottled up for most of the night, he led two fourth quarter scoring drives — capped by TD runs of 51 and 1 yards — in a win over Central Valley.
Jesus Silva, Highland: Tallied four goals in a victory over Granger, writes the Yakima Herald Republic.
Hannah Hilton, Eisenhower: Ran the ninth-fastest 2K steeplechase time (7:53.85) in the country this season at the Eisenhower Jamboree, writes the Yakima Herald Republic.
Rylen Bayne, South Kitsap: Struck out 11 in five innings in earning a shutout victory over Curtis in a 4A SPSL showdown.
Wyatt Jones, Puyallup: The junior right-hander pitched a one-hit shutout in five innings, striking out eight in a win over Olympia.